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garden-variety not out of the ordinary; typical; common.
garfish a gar.
Gargantua in the sixteenth-century French satire Gargantua and Pantagruel by Rabelais, a giant king with prodigious appetites.
gargantuan (sometimes cap.) of enormous proportions; huge; gigantic.
gargle to tip the head back and exhale through a liquid held at the back of the throat, as with a medication or mouthwash. [7 definitions]
gargoyle a macabre or grotesque sculpture of an animal or person, often carved as an architectural ornament. [2 definitions]
garish marked by excessive or tasteless color or decoration; gaudy; flashy. [2 definitions]
garland a wreath, chain, or string made to be worn for celebration or decoration, esp. one made of flowers, leaves, vines, or the like. [3 definitions]
garlic a perennial plant related to the onion and grown for its strong-smelling, distinctive-tasting bulb. [3 definitions]
garment any piece of clothing. [2 definitions]
garner to accumulate or acquire. [3 definitions]
garnet any of several fairly common, hard silicate minerals that occur in various colors and are sometimes used as abrasives and gems. [2 definitions]
garnish to add a decoration or decorations to; adorn. [5 definitions]
garnishee to confiscate by legal order (a salary, bank account, property, or the like) to satisfy an unpaid debt; garnish. [3 definitions]
garnishment a legal notice directing someone not to dispose of a defendant's money or property until the court case involving the defendant is completed. [2 definitions]
garniture a decorative embellishment; trimming.
garpike a gar.
garret a room or apartment in an attic, esp. such a room that has a sloping roof. [2 definitions]
garrison a military force that is assigned to a fort, village, or the like. [4 definitions]
garrote any device used for strangulation, esp. a cord or wire. [5 definitions]
garrulous given to talking excessively. [2 definitions]